Jessie Fielding and Francesca Clapcich in La Solitaire du Figaro
Sailors talk about the challenges of competing in the legendary “roller coaster” 2,500-mile solo race
“It is unlike anything I have ever experienced, and I have sailed all over the world in different fleets. This is by far and away the most challenging sailing I have ever done,” says Jesse Fielding, who joins fellow competitor Francesca Clapcich for the free online Sail Newport Challenger Lecture Series event. Hear about what pushed them to endure days at sea, tricky maneuvering along the coast of France, and the challenge to their physical and mental strength competing against some of the best sailors on the international racing circuit.
Date: Tuesday, March 8
Time: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.